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WASTE

Poor storage led to fire

Following a failure to store waste wood correctly, a fire broke out at a recycling centre and lasted for almost two weeks. Why was the fire so difficult to put out and what steps should have been taken to prevent it? More...

WASTE

Suspended prison sentence for waste directors

Two directors have been sentenced after their poor waste management led to two of the largest fires the local fire and rescue service has ever experienced. What should you do to avoid the same situation? More...

WASTE

Suspended jail term for burning illegal waste

A court has heard how a farmer continued to collect and burn hazardous waste which included white goods and dead animals, despite warnings from the Environment Agency. Why was his claim for waste exemption unsuccessful? More...

WASTE

Large fine for burning hazardous waste

A firm in Newcastle has pleaded guilty to the open burning of waste and mixing hazardous and non-hazardous materials. What lessons can be learned from this case? More...

WASTE

Ignoring the rules on burning waste

WASTE

Retailer fined for burning waste

In a case brought by the Environment Agency (EA), a chain of discount stores has recently been fined for illegally dumping and burning waste at two of its sites in the West Country. What’s to know? More...

WASTE

Dumping and burning asbestos

The boss of a Devon skip hire company has been imprisoned for nine months for illegally burning and burying waste which included asbestos. What can be learned from this particular case? More...

WASTE - BURNING

Q&A - have the rules on bonfires been relaxed?

WASTE - BURNING

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

A contractor decided that the best way of clearing waste from a site was to burn it. However, in doing so, he created acrid black smoke which drove neighbours indoors and prompted complaints. How did he deal with them? More...

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Complying with paperwork

If you have written permission from the Environment Agency (EA) to burn certain types of waste, deviating from the list of acceptable materials could be expensive. What has a recent case highlighted? More...
Last updated: 09.07.2020

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